Showing posts with label Chile. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chile. Show all posts

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Chile launches climate change observatory

 

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 Chile has just launched a climate change observatory that will gather an unprecedented amount of data from the most under-monitored part of the Southern Hemisphere and make it available online for free. 

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Valparaíso, la ville des ascenseurs | ARTE

 

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 Valparaíso, au Chili, est la cité des funiculaires, facilitant le trajet vers les quartiers situés en hauteur, avec des pentes à plus de 70 degrés.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Chile ‘accidentally’ issues NATIONWIDE tsunami & evacuation warning only meant for Antarctic base after 7.0 quake — RT World News

Chile’s O’Higgins scientific base


 A 7.0-magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks have rattled Chile, triggering panic as authorities issued a nationwide tsunami alert while only seeking to evacuate the country’s largest research station in Antarctica.

Monday, December 28, 2020

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off coast of Los Lagos, Chile - The Jerusalem post

An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of south-central Chile on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, but Chilean officials immediately discarded the risk of a tsunami.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Chilean villagers suffer water shortages because of Europeans’ love for avocado

avocado farming requires massive water use
Locals don’t benefit from avocado business in Chile; a peasant in Petorca doesn't have water to irrigate plants, raise animals; the river is dry and life is unbearable, Alexander Panez Pinto, Modatima, told RT.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

6.3-magnitude quake hits 76km S of Putre, Chile

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted 76km S of Putre, Chile at 01:06:42 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Chile: Landslide destroys village and kills at least five

Landslide destroys village
A landslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least five people in southern Chile and has destroyed dozens of houses.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Unusual snowfall causes blackouts in Santiago, Chile

snowfall in Santiago
Chilean emergency officials said about 250,000 people lost power in the capital of Santiago following a rare snowfall, which also created conditions for car crashes.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Chile Rocked by 6.9 quake; No Major Damage Reported (Local time: 18:38, Depth 10 km)

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck off the west coast of Chile on Monday, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Russian plane arrives in Chile to help extinguish wildfires

An Ilyushin Il-76 plane has arrived in Chile to help extinguish raging wildfires and protect local communities, Russia’s Emergencies Ministry told TASS on Monday.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Chile's 'most brutal fire in history' kills six

Chile's Ministry of Interior and Public Safety said at least six people have died in fires that have consumed nearly 1,000 square miles of forest.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Catastrophe declared as forest fires rage across Chile

Authorities declared a state of catastrophe in central Chile yesterday as crews fought vast forest fires described as the worst in decades.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Chile issues tsunami alert, orders evacuations after powerful 7.6 earthquake (local time 11:22, Depth 47 km)

Evacuation orders are in effect in coastal areas in four southern regions following a powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake that hit Quellon, a town on Chile's Chiloe Island, prompting officials to issue a tsunami alert.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Chilean heat wave breaks record temperature set a century ago

A heat wave brought blistering temperatures to the streets of Chile’s capital city, Santiago, on Wednesday and broke a century-old record as thermometers reached 37.3 Celsius (99 degrees Fahrenheit).

EL News